Gail is a portfolio manager at Ninety One with responsibility for the Managed Strategy. She joined the firm in 1991, where she worked on the Trading Desk and contributed her analytical skills to the investment team. One year later, Gail joined the investment team and moved wholly into investments where she took responsibility for a selection of institutional portfolios and later, the Investec Managed Fund. She managed the Investec Worldwide Fund from its inception in 1995 until October 2000, when she was promoted to head of equities in South Africa. Gail served in this role until 2007, at which stage she focused on portfolio management and the development of the Investec Equity Fund and the Investec Equity Hedge Fund, which she managed successfully until October 2009. Gail graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics, Economics and Psychology, and gained her Honours in Economics from the University of South Africa in 1991. She also holds an MBA degree from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.